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Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (DipIFR)

The DipIFR is designed to develop your knowledge of IFRS. Itwill give you an understanding of the ideas and principles which underpin them and how they can be applied in the international marketplace. DipIFR also builds on your technical and practical knowledge from any recognized country –specific accountancy qualications or relevant work experience you may have.

Expected outcome:
Studying DipIFR will enable you to:

• Understand and explain the international regulatory framework of financial reporting

• Discuss and apply specified international accounting standards and IFRS to practical situations

• Prepare group financial statements including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures.

Entry requirements:
Eligible candidates should be any of the following:

• A professional accountant or auditor who works in practice or business and is a CPA Finalist, ACCA Finalist or CPA –K

• A business or finance degree holder working in a finance department.You will need to prove that you have three years’ relevant accounting experience by submitting a letter from your employer.

• A working in practice but not yet fully qualified (including ongoing CPA and ACCA students who are working). You will need to prove that you have three years’ relevant accounting experience by submitting a letter from your employer.

Delivery Mode:

The classes will be conducted on Saturdays only from 8.00am –2.00pm at the KCA University’s Institute for Capacity DevelopmentTown Campus, Ecobank Towers 10th Floor.


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Course Brochure:

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